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Golden Lamp Society

Established in 1973 by the Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Nurses Alumni Association, the Golden Lamp Society celebrates individuals and families who support Rush University College of Nursing and its students with annual gifts of $300 or more. Members who contribute $1,000 or more each year are also recognized through membership in Rush’s Anchor Cross Society.

Golden Lamp Society member contributions allow us to train highly qualified nurse leaders, able to treat patients with complex and varying needs.

Join the Golden Lamp Society today.

Enhancing nursing education and practice

Golden Lamp Society members provide vital philanthropic support of college initiatives, including educational and research opportunities for students:

  • Scholarships for students who would otherwise be unable to attend Rush
  • Support for students to work within the community while honing their health care skills with hands-on experience at the Rush Community Service Initiatives Program
  • Opportunities for students to present at professional conferences
  • Support of students through professional speakers and networking receptions, where experts discuss important issues in nursing

Member recognition and privileges

To best recognize your generosity, Rush now gratefully offers a variety of member privileges, tailored by level of giving:

Chairman’s Circle ($25,000+)

Privileges of the Visionary level and recognition among Rush’s most prestigious and philanthropically committed friends and advocates

Visionary ($10,000 - $24,999)

Privileges of the Innovator level as well as …

  • Invitations to exclusive events with Rush leadership

Innovator ($5,000 - $9,999)

Privileges of the Partner level as well as …

  • Personal tour of Tower hospital facility, Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, a research lab or other area of interest

Partner ($2,500 - $4,999)

Privileges of the Friend level as well as …

  • Rush update letter from CEO Larry Goodman, MD
  • Invitation to the Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner
  • Membership in Room 500, Rush’s faculty dining room

Friend ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • Listing in our annual Honor Roll at the end of each fiscal year (July 1-June 30)
  • Envision Rush donor newsletter
  • Invitations to Rush Rounds educational receptions

Member ($300 - $999)

  • Targeted communications from the College of Nursing and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Nurses Alumni Association
  • Invitation to the Golden Lamp Society Annual Luncheon & Meeting and to Nursing Networks educational events
  • Listing in the Golden Lamp Society membership roster

Questions? Interested in joining the Golden Lamp Society today? Contact a member of our Annual Giving team at (312) 942-6112 or make your GLS gift online.

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